Kedarnath Trek Garhwal Himalaya

Trekking in Garhwal Himalaya: Kedarnath is one of the secret place and one of the major shrine or Dham among the Char Dham for Hinduse. Kedarnath Temple situated at in Garhwal Himalaya in Uttarakhand State. Trek to Kedarnath started from Gaurikund. Kedarnath - Gangotri trek is also started from here. There is a hot water spring at Gaurikund. Devoties generaly take the bath at hote water spring at Gaurikund before going to Kedarnath. This trek is part of the ancient pilgrims' trail from Gangotri to Kedarnath in the tradition of vamvrata yatra that begins from Yamunotri and ends at Badrinath , after the paying of respects at the Gangotri and Kedarnath shrines. A magnificent temple was built by the Pandavas at the base of Kedarnath peak's southern eastern face.

Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Met upon arrival at Delhi International Airport and transfer to the hotel for overnight stay.

Day 2: Delhi - Rishikesh
Drive to Rishikesh (225 km) via Haridwar. Rishikesh is known as 'Gateway to Himalayas' and center of Yoga & Meditation. In the afternoon visit various Ashrams and Temples. Enjoy the 'Ganga Aarti' in the evening. Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 3: Rishikesh - Guptakashi
Morning drive Guptakashi via Rudraprayag by covering appox. 222 km. Arrive Guptakashi and check-in at tented resort for overnight stay.

Day 4: Guptakashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath
Morning drive to Gaurikund which is the road head and start trekking to reach Kedarnath by covering appox. 14 kms. Kedarnath is Abode of Lord Shiva. Arrive and check into Tourist Bungalow for overnight stay.

Day 5: Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Guptakashi
Morning after breakfast start return trek to reach Gaurikund by covering appox 14 kms. From Gaurikund, drive back to Guptakashi and check-into tented resort for overnight stay.

Day 6: Guptakashi - Trijujinarayan
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Trijuginarayan (1982 mt) by covering appox 09 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in Tents.

Day 7: Trijuginarayan - Magguchatti
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Magguchatti (3049 mt) by covering appox 09 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in Tents.

Day 8: Magguchatti - Panwalikantha
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Panwalikantha (3963 mt) by covering appox 15 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in Tents.

Day 9: Panwalikantha - Ghuttu
Morning after breakfast start trekking to reach Ghuttu (1524 mt) covering appox. 08 kms. Arrive and overnight stay in Tents.

Day 10: Ghuttu - Rishikesh
Morning after breakfast drive to reach Rishikesh by covering appox. 180 kms. Arrive and check into Hotel/Tourist Bungalow for overnight stay.

Day 11: Rishikesh - Delhi
Drive 225 km to Delhi. En route stop at Haridwar to visit Har-Ki-Pauri Ghat. Continue driving to Delhi and on arrival check-into hotel for overnight stay.

Day 12: Depart Delhi
Optional sightseeing of Delhi. Later departure transfer to international airport to board flight for onward destination.

Duration: 12 Days / 11 Nights
Activities: Trekking, Camping & Photography of Nature
Price: On Request
Destinations Covered: Delhi - Rishikesh - Guptakashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Guptakashi - Trijuginarayan - Magguchatti - Panwalikantha - Ghuttu - Rishikesh - Delhi
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